Eric Seymour joined Atkins as Director of Architecture in 2011. With over 20 years of professional experience in New York, Asia and the Middle East, Eric has led design teams on numerous award-winning, landmark projects. Key to his work is a belief that architecture has the capability to uplift the human spirit through the creation of unique and inspirational experiences. Having the opportunity to live and work in different geographies and cultures has imbued Eric with a deep appreciation for the diversity of people and the ability of architecture to showcase culture, history and visions for the future. A cornerstone to his design is a respect for the environment and the people inhabiting it. Working with Atkins design studios in China and abroad offers the opportunity to work with like minded designers and clients to create some of the world’s most influential and iconic projects.
Eric’s work spans a wide range of building types including hospitality, mixed use, high rise, commercial, retail and master planning projects. Eric has established a reputation for design excellence and leadership with an extensive portfolio that includes One World Shenyang, CNNC West Hongqiao, Pullman Hongtai Longhe, Crowne Plaza Baoji, the Peninsula Hotel Shanghai, Saint Regis Resort and Spa Sanya, St. Regis Hotel Bangkok, Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, The Park Hyatt Mixed Use Complex Tbilisi.